FERC late on Friday approved Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project, delivering a last minute gift to producers in the Marcellus Shale’s northern tier before the Commission is left without a quorum as Commissioner Norman Bay was scheduled to resign at the end of the day.
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Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are calling on FERC to rescind its authorization last week for Spectra Energy affiliates Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC to construct and operate the Atlantic Bridge Project.
FERC granted Spectra Energy affiliates Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC and Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC authorization Wednesday to construct and operate the Atlantic Bridge Project.
With federal environmental review of the Atlantic Sunrise Project finished, Williams’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. (Transco) is asking FERC to not keep Marcellus Shale gas bottled up any longer than necessary and approve the project by Feb. 16 so other development commitments can be met.
Citing the fact that no oil and gas lease sales are planned through at least 2022, the Obama administration on Friday denied six pending applications that sought to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas of the Atlantic Ocean.
On the last business day of 2016 FERC issued the long-awaited final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project, bringing some cheer to producer Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. and bringing clarity to the outlook for the delayed project.
Marcellus Shale producer Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. got a Christmas wish granted a few days late by FERC staff, which on Friday released a long-awaited final environmental impact statement for Williams Partners’ Atlantic Sunrise project.
President Obama’s decision to place the entire Chukchi Sea and most of the Beaufort Sea off-limits to energy development is “stunning” and will deny economic opportunity, according to a trio of powerful elected officials, all of them Republican, representing Alaska.
Invoking a 1953 law governing the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), President Barack Obama on Tuesday said he would withdraw vast areas in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans from future oil and natural gas drilling.
Williams Partners LP is delaying the target in-service date for its Atlantic Sunrise expansion project to mid-2018, with partial service on the project starting in late 2017, it said Friday.